Beginners Guide To Cricket

How To Play It

Players

The Bowler

The bowler throws ball towards opposing team’s wicket just like baseball.

The Batsman

Tries to hit the ball into the field and score runs.

Wicket Keeper

Stands behind the wickets to catch the bowler’s ball.

Game Gears

Ball

The ball is 5.5 oz. and its made of leather

Bat

The bat is flat-fronted, made of wood and is 3.1 feet long

Wicket

Made up of three vertical stumps and two horizontal “bales” placed on top. A batsman whose wicket loses a bale when hit by the ball is out.